Mark Partridge

Dr. Mark Partridge

Assistant Professor of Economics

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Dr. Mark Partridge is an assistant professor of economics in the School of Business at Georgia Gwinnett College. He currently teaches Introduction to Economics, Principles of Macroeconomics and Econometrics. His research interests include economics of education, econometrics and microeconomics. 

Prior to joining GGC, Partridge was an associate in research at the Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University and a research associate at Optimal Solutions Group, LLC. He has over 11 years of experience in federal education policy research. Partridge has served as a project director and project manager on projects funded by the United States Department of Education from the Institute of Education Sciences and the National Center for Education Statistics. Recently, he served as the principal investigator (PI) on two charter school studies in Georgia and South Carolina and is serving as PI on a Mississippi "Beating the Odds" study and a Georgia furlough study. 

Partridge also serves as a federal grant peer reviewer for the United States Department of Education.


  • Doctorate – economics – Florida State University
  • Master’s – economics – Florida State University
  • Bachelor’s – economics/health policy – College of William and Mary

Academic Interests

  • Economics of education
  • Econometrics
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Education policy


  • Charles E. Rockwood Graduate Student Teaching Award, award recognizing outstanding teaching as a graduate student in the Department of Economics at Florida State University, 2009
  • Dewey F. Bartlett Fellowship, award for commitment to instructional excellence by a graduate student, 2009
  • Optimal Solutions Group, LLC Employee of the Year, 2007

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